Thoughts on cooking real food from one of my favorite writers, Nigel Slater: I passionately believe that anyone can make themselves something good to eat. Cooking is a whole lot easier than many people think. Good cooking–real cooking–is within the Read on!
I have a confession to make . . . my kitchen is filled with processed food. Pancake mix, frozen waffles, canned chicken broth, prepared breadcrumbs, canned tomatoes, frozen vegetables, and all manner of little jars and bags of “flavor enhancers.” Read on!
by Elizabeth Winslow Sometimes, when a restaurant closes, it leaves a hole in your heart. Such was the case with Azul on Caesar Chavez, in the beautifully restored house that’s now home to The Shuck Shack. Comfortably hip, Azul served Read on!
I love junk food. Handmade junk food, that is. On Saturday nights, my mom used to make us popcorn balls with Steen’s syrup or homemade potato chips, fried crisp and puffy in a big iron pot. Junk food didn’t start Read on!
My grandmother, a staunch conservationist and environmentalist way before it was cool, was also the most frugal person I ever knew. Famous for birthday cards that didn’t open–“Happy Birthday to a Girl Who’s . . . “–once you tear the Read on!
1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 cooked beets (about 3/4 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 cooked carrots, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 cooked boiling potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 c. cooked chicken, beef Read on!
By Elizabeth Winslow “Change the station!” When my children are in the car, starving to death after school, the radio can be torture . . . “three all-beef patties sizzling on a fresh-baked, cheese and bacon-stuffed bun . . . Read on!
Whenever I return to Beaumont, I inevitably bump into a certain woman who corners me and jabs her finger under my nose. “I still miss that beet salad!” she exclaims accusingly. At Liberty Market & Cafe we served a roasted Read on!
2 tsp. fennel seeds 1-2 bulbs fennel 1 small red onion 1 russet potato, peeled and sliced paper thin 2 cloves garlic, minced olive oil salt and pepper 3 Tbs. minced fennel fronds 1/2 c. cream or half and half Read on!